Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has returned to training for the Premier League champions after recovering from a muscle injury that sidelined the Belgian for its last two games, manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday.
De Bruyne did not feature in City’s league defeat by Chelsea and Friday’s 4-3 win at Newcastle United but he is available for selection as Guardiola looks to assess his match fitness ahead of the May 29 Champions League final against Chelsea.
“He’s been training for the last two days, he feels good,” Guardiola told reporters ahead of Tuesday’s league trip to Brighton & Hove Albion.
“Kevin is important like everyone is. Everyone knows it but everyone is at the same level, we will see his level and see if he is fit to play.”
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